License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Coats is Good. Dr. Coats has been reviewed by 27 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.0
Promptness 2.5
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 3.8
Follows Up After Visit 3.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Coats, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Anisometropia
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Eye Diseases
  • Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)
  • Eyelid Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
  • Microsurgery
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Vision Disorders
  • Vitrectomy

Education & Awards

Dr. Coats graduated from Texas Tech University , Lubbock. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Texas™ (2009)


Dr. Coats has 15 hospital affiliations:

  • The Methodist Hospital 
  • St Luke's Community Medical Ct Woodlands 


  • Korean
  • German
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. David K Coats MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. David K. Coats practice?
Dr. David Coats has 2 office locations.
Dr. David Coats practices Ophthalmology near Conroe, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Houston, TX.
See Conroe Ophthalmologists.